1954 Argus C3 Film Camera in Box

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The Argus C3 was a low-priced rangefinder camera mass-produced from 1939 to 1966 by Argus in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The camera sold about 2 million units, making it one of the most popular cameras in history. Due to its shape, size, and weight, it is commonly referred to as "The Brick" by photographers (in Japan its nickname translates as "The Lunchbox"). The most famous 20th-century photographer who used it was Tony Vaccaro, who employed this model during World War II.

This is a used Argus C3 camera complete with leather case, leather strap, battery operated flash and original box. It takes 35mm film with a picture size of 24 x 36 mm. The serial number is 1066520 which makes this camera produced in approximately 1954. The camera is in good vintage condition, hard to find still in the box, the leather case is also in excellent condition, the flash surround has a small dent, the box shows ware.

——- Although we try to give an accurate description, remember, this is a vintage item and there may be small imperfections from age or flaws from production that we have not noticed or noted in the comments. We try to list all the deficiencies, marks etc. Please review ALL pictures closely. If you are purchasing multiple items from our shop, we are happy to combine shipping and refund the difference. 


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